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Cover Crop “How To”

August 1, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Topics
• How to fit cover crops into your operation
• How to integrate cattle and cover crops for more profit
• Termination suggestions and recommendations for best management practices
• Benefits of cover crops for soil and plant health
Speakers
• Grant and Dawn Breitkreutz – Cover Crops and Livestock (MN Soil Health Coalition Mentors)
• Joel De Yong – Iowa Extension Educator: Cover Crop Integration Strategies
Demonstrations
• 20-demo plots (single and multiple species mixes)
• Soil structure demo (slake test)
• Hands-on infiltration test
Local-farmers to Share Cover Crop Experiences
• Tom Fick Terry Aukes Brent Fluit Brad Petersen

At Tom Fick, MN Soil Health Coalition Board Member’s farm

Details

Date:
August 1, 2019
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Venue

Luverne, MN

Organizers

Rock County SWCD
MN Natural Resources Conservation Service
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